"Men should be anxiously engaged in a good cause, and do many things of their own free will, and bring to pass much righteousness; For the power is in them, "
Doctrine & Covenants 58:27-28
Is writing a good cause? You betcha it is. However, there are a lot of good causes in a mother's life. It is almost impossible to choose in which good causes to be anxiously engaged. Let's face it, life is busy. There will never be enough hours in the day.
I have to admit that it was less than a month ago when I turned to my Father in heaven and prayed to know whether I was being selfish and unwise to pursue my desires to write. I have Little Princess who is at home with me during the days still. We moved recently and still have boxes scattered through out the house. I can hardly find time to breath. How am I supposed to find time to write? But this burning desire, and aching need within my very being tells me that it will not be quieted until I write my story.
Well, the answer didn't come right away. I began to think that my growing to do list was my answer. I have too much to do, writing just wasn't going to be one of my good causes. But like a determined child who didn't
Then, the answer came right to my inbox. Did you know that God emails? Well, He doesn't but He has connections. That email answered my prayers, it made me cry because I felt it. This was my answer, I had permission to make writing one of my good causes and it is the reason I am typing here today.
So, next week and I will tell you how I know that writing is a good cause and why wholesome writers are being called forth to write.
What would you do if writing wasn't your good cause?